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Abnormal Psychology

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Course description

Abnormal Psychology:

Course Overview

Abnormal Psychology

This Abnormal Psychology course is the perfect opportunity. Abnormal Psychology is a division of Psychology that deals with any behaviour deemed to be unusual which cannot be categorised by a known mental illness. This specialist area is particularly useful in the field of clinical psychology, so if you hope to study clinical psychology, or hope to become a clinical psychologist, then this course would be ideal.

The course is divided into modules which are comprehensive and very informative. Learners will gain insight into clinical research, different models of abnormal behaviour, and the ethics of psychological research. As well as this, study different behaviour states, such as dissociative disorders, personality disorders, and cognitive disorder to name just a few. Learners who complete this course successfully will have a well-rounded and technical knowledge of the subject, having gained skills which can be transferred to further study, or work.

Who is it for?

  • This course would be very suitable for anyone hoping to go on to higher study, or those hoping to work in Psychology, particularly clinical psychology.
  • This course would also benefit people hoping to go on to further study of psychology.

Course Description:

This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the topics listed under the curriculum.

Course Curriculum

1. What Is Abnormal Psychology? & Clinical Research.

2. What Is Biological Psychology?

3. The Psychodynamic Behavioural and Abnormal Functioning Models

4. The Cognitive Model, And the Humanistic-Existential Model of Abnormal Functioning

5. The Sociocultural Model and Abnormal Functioning

6. What Is The Diathesis Stress Model In Psychology?

7. Clinical Assessment of Psychological Disorders

8. Understanding Mood and Managing Anxiety Disorders

9. Understanding Somatoform and Managing Stress Disorders

10. What Is Dissociative Disorder And Anorexia Nervosa?

11. Sexual Dysfunction & Gender Identity Disorders

12. Overview of Substance and Psychotic Use Disorders

13. Introduction to Cognitive and Lifespan Development Disorders

14. Types of Personality and Factitious Disorders

15. Treatments of Abnormality and Ethical and Legal Issues

Method of Assessment:

At the end of the course, learners will also take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Certification:

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded a certificate in Abnormal Psychology.

Career Path:

This course could help you become any of the following:

  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Counsellor
  • Educational Psychologist
  • Forensic Psychologist
  • Health Psychologist
  • Occupational Psychologist
  • Sports Psychologist

Benefits you will gain:

  • High-quality e-learning study materials and mock exams.
  • Tutorials/materials from the industry leading experts.
  • 24/7 Access to the Learning Portal.
  • Benefit of applying for NUS extra Discount Card.
  • Recognised Accredited Qualification.
  • Excellent customer service and administrative support.

Additional entry requirements

Learners must be age 16 or over and should have a basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy, and ICT.

Awarding body

CPD

Training for employers

This course has been specifically designed for companies training their employees.

Course info

Qualification:

Non-accredited external qualification

UK

UK qualification

This course is offered to anyone in the world, but its qualification is only relevant in this country.

Study Hours:

15 hours

Level:

Beginner Intermediate Advanced

Virtual help:

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Course type:

Online course

Total time for completion:

365 days

£199 ( 75% off )

£49
per course

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